Man crushed to death by forklift in Park Ex

There was a deadly workplace accident Friday morning in Park Extension.

The accident happened just after 8:30 a.m. at the corner of Liege St. and Querbes Ave., near Howard Park.

A spokesperson for the workplace health and safety board (CNESST) says a forklift operated by a man in his 50s fell from the platform of a delivery truck, and crushed him.

The man was pronounced dead on the scene. An investigation is underway.